Phone: (403) 253-7135  |  Fax: (403) 252-1291

 

COUNSELLORS

Dr. Randy Johnson Ph.D.

Registered Psychologist

Director

Dr. Maver T. Eagle PhD, RPC, MPCC,

Therapist

Brad Isaak Ph.D.

Registered Psychologist

Dr. Johnson is a Registered Psychologist and a Registered Social Worker. He is an active member in good standing with the College of Alberta Psychologists (CAP), the Psychologists’ Association of Alberta (PAA), the Alberta College of Social Workers (ACSW) and the Christian Ministers Association (CMA). Dr. Johnson holds a Ph.D. in Counselling Psychology from the University of Calgary and is the founding director of Master’s Counselling Services (1998).

 

Dr. Johnson has provided counselling services for over 30 years in a variety of settings, locally and internationally. He has conducted seminars and workshops in post-secondary institutions, corporations, community associations, and churches, and worked as a pastor for 11 years. He has organized and facilitated specialized support and recovery groups as well as served on committees to promote health and wellness in the community. He has also served as a Human Resources consultant with an international organization.

 

Dr. Johnson provides individual, family, marriage/couples, and career counselling. He is a certified EMDR Level 2 provider and is certified in Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD). He has extensive training and experience in career development and testing. Dr. Johnson also deals with stress, anxiety, depression, anger management, abuse, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), grief and loss, communication, parenting, self-esteem, cross-cultural issues and third cultural kids (TCKs), and engages and assesses various DSM-V disorders.

 

Dr. Johnson has served on advisory boards and committees for various organizations such as the Calgary Dream Centre, Focus on the Family, Cornerstone of Hope, Learning Disabilities Association, Sexual Assault Community Support, Suicide Prevention, and Family Violence Community Initiative as well as private boards. He is the Past President of the Alberta Education Counsellors Association, and Founder and Director of ACCEPT (Anxiety Support & Recovery).

 

In addition to his training in Counselling Psychology, Dr. Johnson studied at Evangel College in Springfield, Missouri, Central Pentecostal College in Saskatoon, and the Canadian Theological Seminary in Regina. He is a licensed minister in the province of Alberta.

Dr. Neil Parker M.S., Ph.D.

Registered Provisional Psychologist

 

Dr. Parker is a Registered Provisional Psychologist and an active member in good standing with the College of Alberta Psychologists (CAP), the Psychologist’s Association of Alberta (PAA), and the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology (SCCAP).  Neil has an MS in Applied Psychology and a Ph.D. in Psychology, and is a certified instructor in Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST).  His education includes a focus on developmental psychopathologies and their evidence-based treatments.

 

Neil has over 30 years’ experience working with adolescents, families, and adults.   His past roles include 10 years as an English and Psychology teacher in public schools, as well as 20 years of non-profit work with adolescents and their families.  In his non-profit position, Neil spent thousands of hours doing outreach work, developing relationships with all types of teenagers, including at-risk and multicultural youth.  Neil counseled individual and small groups of adolescents who were dealing with anxiety, substance abuse, social skills deficits, peer conflict, bullying, spirituality, and academic performance issues.  His work with parents included counseling on adolescent parenting strategies, child-parent relationships, and conflict resolution.

 

Neil focuses his practice primarily on early to late adolescents (age 10-23) and their parents.  He also specializes in the treatment of adult anxiety and depression.  Neil’s evidence-based treatment strategies are informed by cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), and solution-focused therapy.  In addition to his counselling practice, Neil is a consultant and instructor for the Centre for Suicide Prevention, working on initiatives to prevent suicide in adolescent populations.

Dr. Eagle is a Registered Professional Counsellor (RPC) and a Master Practitioner of Clinical Counselling (MPCC). He is a member in good standing with the Canadian Professional Counsellors Association (CPCA) and a past member in good standing with the Professional Association of Canadian Counsellors (Alberta and B.C. District) (PACCC) and the Canadian College of Professional Counsellors and Psychotherapists (CCPCP).

 

 Dr. Eagle offers effective, compatible counselling and therapies that focus on  resolution and recovery of individual , marital and relationship issues, , personality or emotional concerns,  anger, depression, anxiety, substance abuse, life transitions and parenting. He is also a provider of EMDR and EFT- Emotional Freedom Techniques. Dr. Eagle has served on several committees including two terms as President of the Professional Association Of Canadian Christian Counsellors (PACCC) and one term as past president. He has also served on the ethics committees for PACCC and The Evangelical Order Of Pastoral Counsellors Of America (EOPCA)

 

Dr. Eagle. has worked to assist individuals, families, communities, churches and business groups, in both an educational and counselling format.

Dr. Eagle has a life long interest in servicing people. He keeps current with the latest concepts in counselling and the new and exciting discoveries of brain activities. He has created college level courses and taught at the college level. He has conducted seminars, work shops and worked with the corporate world as well as family and individual clients.

 

His unique insights and ability to motivate people have made a profound difference in the lives of many of his clients. His work not only inspires people to reclaim their power, he also teaches a step by step process of putting this new knowledge into action by showing his clients how to make positive lasting changes  using easily understood  techniques .

 

 His style will challenge you to take an in-depth look at yourself while encouraging and supporting each step you take towards reaching your intended goal.

Corinne Mandin MA, RSW

Registered Psychologist

Corinne Mandin is a Registered  Psychologist and a Registered Social Worker. She is an active member in good standing with the College of Alberta Psychologists (CAP), the Psychologists’ Association of Alberta (PAA), and the Alberta College of Social Workers (ACSW).

 

Corinne has a BA in Psychology and an MA in Counselling, and has obtained certification in Child and Youth Care. Corinne has over ten years experience working with children, youth, adults, and families. Her roles included working with families in crisis, engaging with families in their environments to preserve the family unit, and to reunify children returning from group home or foster care placements. Working with a local domestic violence shelter, Corinne co-facilitated groups for parents, teens, and children who witnessed domestic violence and/or were at risk of engaging in violent relationships. Through these experiences grew Corinne’s passion to work with individuals and families to co-create healthier interpersonal relationships, and adapt to life, role, and developmental changes in healthy ways.

 

Corinne has provided individual and group counselling in a Christian school, performed individual counselling through an Employee Assistance Program to an agency in Calgary, and has written and facilitated psycho-educational workshops on self-esteem. Currently, Corinne sees adults, youth, couples, and families at Master’s Counselling Services for concerns regarding marriage, self-esteem, depression, anxiety, stress management, anger management, grief, and life transitions. She integrates a cognitive behavioral perspective with Christian values in her work with individuals, families, and couples at Master’s Counselling Services.

 

Corinne is married with three school-aged children.

Dr. Brad Isaak is a registered psychologist who received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Manitoba. He is an active member in good standing with the College of Alberta Psychologists (CAP) and the Psychologists' Association of Alberta (PAA). He began his professional practice in Calgary in 1996 after completing his internship at the Bow Valley Centre of the Calgary General Hospital.

 

Dr. Isaak worked for over seven years with a reputable employee and family assistance firm in Calgary and then moved into private practice in 2004. He has worked in hospitals, the prison system, nursing homes, and, primarily, in private practice, gaining a broad range of experience. His practice has focused on adult clientele, both individuals and couples. He has worked and trained in a variety of areas including individual and marital therapy, anxiety disorders, depression, stress and anger management, grief and loss, and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

 

Dr. Isaak has conducted numerous psychoeducational workshops and is trained in Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD). He has conducted multiple Critical Incident Stress Debriefings (CISDs), countless psychoeducational workshops (eg. Self-Esteem, Conflict Resolution, Time Management, Boundaries, Assertiveness Training, Dealing with Difficult People, Stress Management) and a number of week-long retreats for clergy and their spouses.

 

In addition to his training in clinical psychology, Dr. Isaak obtained a two-year diploma in theological studies from Columbia Bible College in 1985.

Julie Lidstone MSW, RSW

Therapist

Julie Lidstone holds a Master of Social Work degree in Clinical Practice from the University of Calgary. She is an active member in good standing with the Alberta College of Social Workers (ACSW).

 

Using attachment theory as a foundation, Julie works with adults, youth, and children struggling in relationships or with personal challenges.  Areas of expertise include couples therapy, parent-child relationships, divorce and co-parenting, depression, and anxiety.

 

When working with couples, Julie uses Gottman Method Couples Therapy (Level II Clinical Training) to repair and strengthen marriages.

 

Julie is trained in TBRI® (Trust-Based Relational Intervention®) and is passionate about using this model when working with families with challenges related to adoption or foster parenting. Julie provides in-home intervention and consultation where appropriate. Julie also applies Circle of Security and Theraplay principles where necessary.

 

Julie is married with three children.  She and her husband are adoptive parents and have been foster care providers for several years.

Teresa Fraser M.Ed.

Registered Psychologist

Teresa Fraser has been a Registered Psychologist since 2003 and is an active member in good standing with the College of Alberta Psychologists (CAP) and the Psychologists' Association of Alberta (PAA).

 

Teresa has been providing counselling services since 2000, and has experience working with individuals of all ages, but primarily works with teens and adults. Teresa also works with families and couples. Teresa provides counselling in a variety of areas including grief and loss, addiction issues, depression, anxiety, anger management, self-harm, suicidal ideation, and interpersonal and family conflict, to name a few. While primarily working from a cognitive/behavioural perspective, Teresa believes in using techniques that will best address presenting concerns and that help the client reach their therapeutic goals.

 

Teresa also believes in treating the whole person, spirit, mind, and body and, as such, offers Christian Counselling for clients who are looking for a biblical and faith based perspective; which may include prayer as part of this holistic approach. As a registered counsellor with the First Nations and Inuit Health Branch, Teresa also has a culturally sensitive approach to working with this population and respects people of all faiths and ethnicity.

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